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Moses Nelson (1761 - abt. 1843)

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Moses Nelson
Born in Rowan, North Carolinamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died about in Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 May 2014
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Categories: Ohio Family Brick Walls | North Carolina, Family Brick Walls | American Revolution | NSSAR Patriot Ancestors | US Southern Colonist.

Moses Nelson participated in the American Revolution
Moses Nelson is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P-255350
Rank: Private
US Southern Colonies.
Moses Nelson settled in the Southern Colonies in North America prior to incorporation into the USA.
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  • Father dies about 1762-1764 - HRN
  • Mother dies about Feb 1773 - HRN

1824 MARRIAGE: 'A short time since, Mr. MOSES NELSON to Miss ELIZABETH TRUSCHEL, both of Plain Township.' - Canton Repository, 29 Jan 1824, p3. Col 4.

  • 1837 Writes Will, mentions son John, Grandson George and Granddaughter Margaret (Nelson) Bachtel

1874 Death. "DIED - at his residenne in Plain township. a few days since. Moses Nelson, a soldier of the Revolution at a very advanced age." - Canton Repository, Jan 7, 1841 - Dec 25, 1844 (01-200) 4 May 1843 p.3 Col. 2.


  • “Abstracts of The Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Rowan County, North Carolina 1763-1774” by Jo White Linn, F262 .R8 L475, V 2:

“Moses Nelson b c1761, Orphan of Edwd Nelson decd, adjudged to be 11 1/2, Bound to George Gray to learn the Art & Mistry of a Taylor until he is 21”. Obtained from Forum. [1]

  • HRN (Family Bible of Flora Elsie (Sheldon) Nelson in possess of Howard Ross Nelson (1945-46)

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Moses by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Moses:

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On 18 Apr 2018 at 00:31 GMT Michael Stills wrote:

Moses is 28 degrees from Sharon Caldwell, 20 degrees from Burl Ives and 23 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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